Carmel, Indiana - Stephen Mann, Director in Charge at Blue & Co. LLC's Cincinnati office, received the Distinguished Service Award presented to active Allied Construction Industries (ACI) members.

As one of twelve individual recipients, Mann received the award at ACI's 2nd Annual Awards Luncheon on October 1st. The award is presented in recognition of individuals who have made a difference in the construction industry through service as a board or committee member.

With 19 years of experience in tax and auditing, Mann serves as Chairman of the Education Committee for ACI.  Mann is also a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the Kentucky Society of CPAs, and the Northern Kentucky Chamber.

About ACI

Allied Construction Industries, established 1929, is a not-for-profit trade association comprised of almost 600 member companies who employ more than 30,000 individuals throughout the Greater Cincinnati area. ACI's membership includes general contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, developers, material suppliers, and service providers to the commercial construction industry.

About Blue & Co., LLC

Blue & Co., LLC (Blue & Co.) is an independent accounting and advisory firm with over 350 people in 10 offices across Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, and Texas. Blue & Co.'s public accounting expertise includes the practice areas of: assurance, tax compliance and consulting, healthcare consulting, benefit plan services, valuation and litigation support, and business services and consulting. Its industry specializations include: healthcare, construction, nonprofit, manufacturing and distribution, and agribusiness. For more information, please visit